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This is AWESOME....something we should all remember.

A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed

each morning by eight o'clock, with his hair fashionably coifed and

perfectly, even though he is legally blind, moved to a nursing home

His wife of 70 years recently passed away, making the move necessary.

After many hours of waiting patiently in the lobby of the nursing home,

he smiled sweetly when told his room was ready.

As he maneuvered his walker to the elevator, I provided a visual

description of his tiny room, including the eyelet sheets that had been

hung on his window.

"I love it," he stated with the enthusiasm of an eight-year-old

just been presented with a new puppy.

"Mr. Jones, you haven't seen the room; just wait."

"That doesn't have anything to do with it," he replied.

"Happiness is something you decide on ahead of time. Whether I like my

room or not doesn't depend on how the furniture is arrange…